One good meal…

I have a ‘rule’ that I get one good meal on every trip, this one was BBQ and my second favorite place… I always get the brisket plate, and it’s FILLING! And as good as ever!!!Today, slogging back home. Trip … Continue reading

Little road trip…

Had to go down to Austin for a couple of meetings, so made the obligatory stop at the Texas Rangers Museum. Two ‘new’ things caught my eye… This 44 special was carried by CAPT Frank Probst, Company C,  from 1945 … Continue reading

AAR- LTUE…

Grumpy, fat old man on a panel… Trying to explain the differences in self defense in the US vs. other parts of the world… Sigh Also on History of MilSF panel; Grieving Chronic Illness and Death panel; and Drones and … Continue reading

Quick hit- LTUE

Day one- Good panels, at least the ones I could get in. My one panel for the day was Self-defense, and we think it came off fairly well. Interesting questions, and lively chats after the panel, which seems to be … Continue reading

Road Trip…

Off to a writer’s conference to see if I can beat some knowledge into my head on writing… Life, the Universe and Everything is three days in Provo, UT with over 200 panels on various parts of the craft. Well … Continue reading

Okay… Okay, already…

The drought is broken! We don’t live in Seattle… We haven’t seen the sun for over a week! 7 count ’em, SEVEN inches of rain in the last week and a half. But, I thought we were going to catch … Continue reading

All good things…

Must come to an end… Sadly another year is in the books, I’m getting together with friends, shooting guns, eating good food, and catching up on the last year. The ghost of the barn will remain in our memories until … Continue reading

One more big sky pic…

It is funny how many people don’t like open spaces. Our group tends to love the open spaces, and the big sky! 🙂 This was Friday night! And Saturday was a tad different, 25 degrees cooler, and wind… … Continue reading

Quicky road trip…

So you get pictures! BIG sky… Sunset… And that’s all folks… … Continue reading

In the formerly Great Britain…

This one came over the transom from the mil email string from the Sergeant Major… From a friend in the UK:   “Gunfire in London is no longer uncommon, even though guns are technically ‘illegal’ here!   Knife attacks are … Continue reading